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God is Faithful to the Unfaithful

God is Faithful to the Unfaithful

Posted Oct 24th, 2018 in Identity, Lynn Murray, God

​After reading Deuteronomy 31, I was impacted by how faithful God is. Moses relates to the Israelites what the Lord has told him. Moses told them how he was not going any further and that the Lord had appointed Joshua to take them from here. He describes how the Lord will go before them, destroy the nations and give them possession of the land. He tells them not to be afraid because God will never leave them or forsake them.

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God in the Dark

God in the Dark

Posted Sep 5th, 2018 in Rhonda Wiersma, Salvation, God

​Most of us are familiar with the experience of doubting God. Sometimes this doubt is simply a temporary passing of questions when difficult circumstances arise; at other times doubt takes hold of our hearts for reasons known or not known, but yet we cannot shake that awful feeling of doubting God.

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What God Does With Destruction

What God Does With Destruction

Posted Aug 14th, 2018 in Scott Knoechel, Suffering, God

​I love history, especially military history. I have studied World War II since I was nine. The problem with studying the history of war is that I can never fully understand the destruction and devastation that war brings. I see the images of Russia, Europe, and Britain that depict the ruins. I can see the devastation in the buildings, look at the statistics, but never fully comprehend the horror and brutality that was experienced by the survivors and victims of World War II

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Trusting God in Adversity

Trusting God in Adversity

Posted Apr 10th, 2018 in Lynn Murray, Suffering, God

I recently joined the women’s Bible study at my church. We are studying Trusting God by Jerry Bridges. It was not very far into the study when he challenged us with a question: “Is it easier to trust God or obey Him?”

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Forever Pleasures

Forever Pleasures

Posted Nov 3rd, 2017 in Glen Slingerland, God

What does it mean to find pleasure in God? We are not to seek pleasure in ourselves, or in the creation (Rom 1), so what are the pleasures of God? What do they look like? Are they really more pleasurable than the ones I tend to sinfully run to already?

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Extravagant Love

Extravagant Love

Posted Nov 3rd, 2017 in Relationships, Glen Slingerland, God

“For I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God” (Exodus 20:5). As a child, I used to think God was mean. When we read the 10 Commandments in church Sunday mornings, I thought of God exacting revenge on mankind because that was what (in my mind) jealous men did: got angry and started destroying things. This past week I was given to see clearly that God is not a jealous destroyer (only?), but a Lover in relentless pursuit of His Bride.

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